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Best Correction Tape

With correction tape, it’s easier than ever for students to fix their little mistakes.! This makes it a great tool for self-editing, proofreading essays or correcting spelling errors. We’ve put together our list here based on factors such as how easy the tape is to apply, how well it covers mistakes and how much product comes in each container.

This BIC Wite-Out EZ Correct Correction Tape dries quickly, so students can write on top of it right away. The correction tape comes in a translucent dispenser so it’s easy to see how much is left inside. Each dispenser has a nice grip that makes it comfortable to use.

American Tombow Mono Hybrid Correction Tape easily covers many different kinds of writing, including standard rollerball ink, marker, ballpoint pen and pencil. It has a pivoting head that makes application smooth and easy. A rewind knob on the dispenser makes it possible to adjust the tape output as necessary.

Stationery Island Correction Tape applicators are a good choice for kids learning to edit using correction tape, as this option is easy to use. The applicators come in fun colors including red, yellow, green and blue. The correction tape goes on smoothly and covers marks well.

Mr. Pen Correction Tapes are a durable choice; the correction tape does not easily tear and goes down smoothly on the paper. Each applicator has a rewind knob to adjust the tape as needed when putting it down on the page. The applicators are designed to be easily used by both right- and left-handed writers.

SKKSTATIONERY Jumbo Correction Tapes dry right away, allowing users to write on top of them from the moment the correction tape is put down on the page. This correction tape covers up multiple types of ink with great opacity, including gel ink, ballpoint pen ink, rollerball ink and even marker.

Expert Commentary

Who remembers the pungent white-out paint we used to use? I certainly do! I’m delighted these options have now evolved and are not so toxic-smelling and messy. These correction tapes all glide on smoothly and are portable and easy to use. They are a must for any household or classroom that uses pens. Mistakes are inevitable, so always be prepared!

Our Expert Consultant

Melissa Spurling

Melissa holds a doctorate in pharmacy and is a home educator, co-teaching a high school chemistry class and a primary school class. Having taught two of her own children to read, write and traverse Singapore Math, Melissa has spent hundreds, if not thousands of hours researching and testing curriculum.